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Cats with cerebellar hypoplasia usually get along just fine, but it’s wise to keep them out of places where they might fall.

Cerebellar Hypoplasia Tremors

Q. I would appreciate your thoughts on our female 12-year old tuxedo kitty, who has had a neurological problem since kittenhood. It’s not severe like...
Well, of course, you want to rescue them, but you must take proper precautions.

Reality and Rabies in Strays

Rabies is almost universally fatal once symptoms are observed, but it can be difficult to detect. In 2017 in New Jersey, there was a...
A cat that lays around all day may not be a “contented cat.” It may be too hard to move easily due to excess weight.

End the Wave of Fat Cats

Maintaining a healthy body weight is a critical aspect of overall health, yet obesity continues to grow among cats, dogs, and even people. Obesity...
Taking a cat’s blood pressure requires multiple tries and patience.

5 Things About Hypertension

Hypertension (high blood pressure) is as much a “silent killer” of cats as it is of people, so it pays to understand a little...
Students can practice their surgical skills without using a live animal.

New Feline Surgical Training Model

SynDaver, the company known for synthetic human and animal simulators for education, medical testing, and training, has a new synthetic feline surgical training model,...

Help for Kidney Disease

A study from Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Winston-Salem, N.C., offers hope for end-stage kidney disease in cats. Chronic tubulointerstitial fibrosis is a common...
Internal Bleeding in Cats

Internal Bleeding in Cats

Internal bleeding in cats can happen without warning and frequently shows no outward indication. The most common cause of internal bleeding is trauma. For outdoor...
Cat allergies

Cat Allergies

Researchers from the Department of Infection and Immunity of the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH) investigated the ability of high doses of a specific...
The 33rd Annual Fred Scott Feline Symposium

The 33rd Annual Fred Scott Feline Symposium

One of the pillars of the Cornell Feline Health Center’s mission is educating veterinary professionals. From veterinary students to practicing veterinarians and technicians, the...
Manx syndrome sometimes affects Manx and other tailless cats.

Oops! I Did It Again

Urinary incontinence is when your cat is unable to control (and may be unaware of) when he or she urinates. Thankfully, this is a...
toxoplasmosis

Toxoplasmosis: Still a Concern

Cat lovers have heard horror stories about toxoplasmosis and pregnancy. A woman infected with toxoplasmosis during pregnancy may not show symptoms but may miscarry...
You may notice your arthritic cat be a little more “careful” about things, like slowing down, not climbing to the very top.

5 Things to Help the Arthritic Cat

Degenerative joint disease, commonly referred to as DJD or simply “arthritis,” is a condition in which the cartilage that normally pads a joint gets...